Upcoming PD Webinar: Teaching the Constitution with Political Cartoons

Join us in a free Share My Lesson webinar on March 16th at 7 p.m. EDT to learn about teaching the Constitution using political cartoons.

Uncle Sam driving horses
“This Is the Team That Will Win Every Time,” showing a three-part team made up of the House of Representatives, Senate, and Executive leading the way to victory, 3/27/1898. From the Records of the U.S. Senate. (Available at www.docsteach.org/documents/document/this-is-the-team-that-will-win-every-time)

Clifford K. Berryman was a cartoonist in Washington, DC, from the 1890s to 1949. A collection of 2,400 original pen-and-ink drawings by Berryman from the U.S. Senate Collection is housed at the Center for Legislative Archives, a part of the National Archives.

During this interactive professional development webinar:

  • Discover how the political cartoons of Clifford K. Berryman can engage students with the U.S. Constitution.
  • Explore how the “Big Ideas” of the Constitution are represented in Berryman’s illustrations.
  • Practice techniques for analyzing political cartoons in the classroom and learn about additional resources from the National Archives.

Register for Free.

One hour of PD credit is available.

5 thoughts on “Upcoming PD Webinar: Teaching the Constitution with Political Cartoons

  1. @stephanie
    Excited To join The Webinar..
    I want to know about the topics in this webinar? I am new in the study of U.S constitution? What should i do?

    1. We’re so sorry to hear that you could not get audio. Sound was not VOIP, but rather a separate call-in number. The webinar was recorded, however, and we’ll share the link as soon as it’s posted!

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